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Word Classes – Parts of Speech

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Objectives of today’s lesson
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Key Words
Objectives of today’s lesson

In this lesson, Learn English with Julia presents to you “Word Classes or Parts of Speech”, in order for you to:

  • identify the 8 types of words
  • know the classification of words and their examples
  • learn an English grammar words list
  • download your word classes pdf

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Download your Word Classes memo sheet here: Word Classes_Learn English with Julia

Key Words

Key Words listed in English:

  • Adjective: A word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it.
  • Adverb: A word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb or a word- group, expressing a relation of place, time, circumstance, manner, cause, degree, etc. (e.g., gently, quite, then, there).
  • Conjunctions: A word to link words, phrases and clauses: but, or, either…
  • Determiner: A modifying word that determines the kind of reference a noun or noun group has, for example a,
    the, every…
  • Noun: A word (other than a pronoun) used to identify any of a class of people, places, or things (common noun), or to name a particular one of these (proper noun).
  • Preposition: A word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word or element in the clause, as in “the man on the platform,” “she arrived after dinner,” “what did you do it for?”
  • Pronoun: A word that can function by itself as a noun phrase and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g., I, you) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g., she, it, this).
  • Verb: A word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence.


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